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Collectanea chemica; being certain select treatises on alchemy and hermetic medicine

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Collectanea chemica; being certain select treatises on alchemy and hermetic medicine


Published 1893
Topics Alchemy
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"The hermetic tracts comprised in this volume are printed from a quarto manuscript (itself a transcript from an older but now untraceable work) belonging to the celebrated collection of the late Mr. Frederick Hockley."

The secret of the immortal liquor called alkahest, or ignis-aqua. By Eirenaeus Philalethes [pseud.]--Aurum potabile: or The receipt of Dr. Fr. Antonie.--The admirable efficacy and almost incredible virtue of true oil which is made of sulphur vive set on fire and commonly called oil of sulphur per campanam. By G. Starkey.--The stone of the philosophers: embracing the first matter and the dual process for the vegetable and metallic tinctures.--The bosom book of Sir George Ripley.--Preparations of the sophic mercury...written by Eirenaeus Philalethes [pseud.]


Publisher London, J. Elliott & Co.
Pages 168
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Open Knowledge Commons and Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Book contributor Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Collection medicalheritagelibrary; cushingwhitneymedicallibrary; americana

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